Business Leadership - 12-Grade: 12

Course Description

This course focuses on the development of leadership skills used in managing a successful business. Students will analyse the role of a leader in business, with a focus on decision making, management of group dynamics, workplace stress and conflict, motivation of employees, and planning. Effective business communication skills, ethics, and social responsibility are also emphasized.


Business Leadership

Course code:BOH4M

Grade: 12


Type: University Preparation

Language of Study: English

Prerequisites:  None

Unit Titles and Descriptions

Time Allocated


Students identify and describe management roles, and summarize managerial responsibilities, competencies, and skills. Major management theories are described, analysed, and evaluated.

30 hours

Business Leadership

This unit provides students with opportunities to apply theories of human behaviour to understand how individuals and groups function in the workplace. Students apply teamwork and group dynamics to carry out projects and solve problems. Students demonstrate the use of proper leadership techniques in a variety of situations.

20 hours


Using appropriate communication techniques related to business management. Finally, students evaluate the strategies used by individuals and organizations to manage stress and conflict while comparing a variety of theories about how to motivate individuals and teams in a productive work environment. Students analyse the elements that bring about change, the reason for various attitudes towards change, and the major challenges facing organizations, and evaluate strategies used to implement change. Students investigate ethical issues, social responsibility, and organizational codes of ethics.

23 hours

Planning and Organizing

Students are given the opportunity to: demonstrate an understanding of the various organizational structures used to manage the workforce effectively; identify and describe the ways in which organizational structures have changed to adapt to the changing nature of work; demonstrate an understanding of staffing issues. The students investigate compensation, benefit and discipline systems, and the relationship between high-performance activities and increased job satisfaction.

21 hours

Final Assessment

Final Culminating Assignment

This is a Final Culminating Assignment worth 20% of your final grade.

8 hours

Final Exam

This is a proctored exam worth 10% of your final grade.

2 hours
Total110 hours